New features offered on Doosan large crawler excavators

A number of new standard and optional features are now available on large crawler excavators from Doosan, covering five models with operating weights from 36 to 53 tonnes, including the DX350LC-7, DX380LC-7, Continue reading “New features offered on Doosan large crawler excavators”

Doosan launches next-gen mini-excavators

Doosan Infracore Europe has announced the launch of the new DX27Z-7 2.8 tonne and DX35Z-7 3.9 tonne Stage V compliant mini-excavators. Both new models provide a larger working range than the previous generation Continue reading “Doosan launches next-gen mini-excavators”

Hyundai adds to A-series excavator range

Hyundai Construction Equipment is introducing a further two EU Stage V compliant A-Series crawler excavators, with the launch of the HX160A L and the HX180A L.

These mid-weight machines are powered by the latest Cummins diesel Continue reading “Hyundai adds to A-series excavator range”

Volvo brings first commercial electric vehicle to Asia

The ECR25 electric excavator from Volvo Construction equipment is being launched across Asia. The 2.5-tonne battery-powered compact excavator is the first electric machine by a major manufacturer to arrive in the Asian market – launching first in Korea with further rollout planned for China, Continue reading “Volvo brings first commercial electric vehicle to Asia”

Case announces new E-Series crawler excavator range

Seven new models from 13 to 30-tonne have been announced in Case Construction Equipment’s new E-Series crawler excavator range – the CX130E, CX160E, CX180E, CX210E, CX240E, CX250E, and CX300E.

The range is powered by new FPT Industrial (FPT) Stage V engines, features enhanced cab design and operator experience, improved hydraulics’ controls and settings, machine structure, undercarriage, and a new full Continue reading “Case announces new E-Series crawler excavator range”

SANY’s first 300-tonne electric-drive front shovel, the SY2600E

The company says the new SY2600E marks another milestone in ultra-large digging machinery

SANY’s first 300-tonne electric-drive front shovel recently rolled off the assembly line in Shanghai. Measuring 15m in length and 8m in height, Continue reading “SANY’s first 300-tonne electric-drive front shovel, the SY2600E”

Doosan launches largest excavator in their history

Doosan has launched the new DX1000LC-7 Stage V compliant 100-tonne crawler excavator, the largest excavator model ever manufactured by the company.

Driven by the most powerful engine in the 100-tonne class, the DX1000LC-7 also has the highest hydraulic Continue reading “Doosan launches largest excavator in their history”

Hyundai Invests €150m in the future of the Ulsan facility

As released by Hyundai Europe on December 20th, 2021:

Major €150m investment in the future at Ulsan facility

Hyundai Construction Equipment (HCE) is investing €150 million (US$170m) in its Ulsan production plant in South Korea, increasing Continue reading “Hyundai Invests €150m in the future of the Ulsan facility”

New Cat 336 and 340 excavators

Latest machines designed to deliver class-leading productivity and low owning and operating costs

ACCORDING to Caterpillar, the new Cat 336 hydraulic excavator is said to offer class-leading production and low-cost operation, with its powerful hydraulic system delivering strong digging forces and swing torque to boost Continue reading “New Cat 336 and 340 excavators”

Doosan DX50Z, DX55R and DX100W-7 can now be ordered

As announced by Doosan EU on December 17th, 2021:

DX50Z, DX55R and DX100W-7 are now available for ordering!

From 15th December, you can place orders for the new DX50Z, DX55R, and Continue reading “Doosan DX50Z, DX55R and DX100W-7 can now be ordered”

Liebherr crawler excavator R 960 SME conquers the world market

According to Liebherr, the R 960 SME is more than a 50-tonne powerhouse, it is a true 60-tonne crawler excavator. 

Hyundai and Doosan to compete under Genuine tie-up

Intermediary holding company established to support both companies and maximize synergies

FOLLOWING the acquisition in August of Doosan Infracore by Hyundai Heavy Industries Group, Hyundai Genuine has now been established as an Continue reading “Hyundai and Doosan to compete under Genuine tie-up”

Caterpillar expands CAT® Command with Excavator Remote-Control operation

New Cat® Command for Excavating provides remote-control operation for select Cat excavators. Removing the operator from the machine in potentially hazardous operating environments, Command for Excavating Continue reading “Caterpillar expands CAT® Command with Excavator Remote-Control operation”

Liebherr will present latest innovations at MINExpo

Liebherr is gearing up to showcase its new mining solutions portfolio at the world’s largest mining trade show, MINExpo International 2021, in Las Vegas this September. New developments and announcements will be Continue reading “Liebherr will present latest innovations at MINExpo”

Komatsu Europe introduces the new K100 boom change system for PC490HRD-11

Change machine configuration in minutes, from inside the cab.

With the introduction of the new K100 boom change system for its PC490HRD-11 high reach demolition machine, Komatsu Europe Continue reading “Komatsu Europe introduces the new K100 boom change system for PC490HRD-11”

Komatsu unveils electric and remote-controlled mini excavator concept

After announcing this concept in May 2021, Komatsu has now unveiled a fully electric, non-hydraulic drive and exclusively remote-controlled mini excavator powered by lithium-ion battery as its next-generation concept machine for the future. Continue reading “Komatsu unveils electric and remote-controlled mini excavator concept”

Hitachi introduces Stage-V compliant ZX160-7 and ZX180-7 excavators

Hitachi has unveiled the second phase of its Zaxis-7 range of medium excavators with the launch of the new Stage V-compliant ZX160-7 and ZX180-7 models, both of which are said to offer an enhanced operator experience and deliver the efficiency and versatility that will provide Continue reading “Hitachi introduces Stage-V compliant ZX160-7 and ZX180-7 excavators”

Honda and Komatsu team up for electric mini excavator

Honda Motor Co. and Komatsu have partnered to create an electric mini excavator using Honda’s battery pack. The batteries could also be used on other Komatsu construction equipment.

Hiroyuki Ogawa, President and CEO of Komatsu, and Honda’s President and CEO Toshihiro Mibe signed an agreement that will initially see Komatsu’s

Continue reading “Honda and Komatsu team up for electric mini excavator”

Hyundai Europe launched new wheeled excavator series

Hyundai Construction Equipment has unveiled a completely new line of A-Series wheeled excavators, powered by EU Stage V diesel engines. The four machines, with operating weights of 14-23 tonnes, feature low emission Continue reading “Hyundai Europe launched new wheeled excavator series”

Komatsu reveals concept electric remote-control mini excavator

Komatsu has announced a fully electric (non-hydraulic drive) remote-controlled mini excavator powered by a lithium-ion battery, as its next-generation concept machine for the future.

The manufacturer – which recently celebrated its 100th anniversary – said Continue reading “Komatsu reveals concept electric remote-control mini excavator”